1971 Alfa Romeo GT Junior auction sets new world record

Online classifieds and auction site Car & Classic has set a new world record for a 1971 Alfa Romeo GT Junior, which has recently sold at auction for £50,000 (0 per cent buyers’ fees). Bidders were drawn to the as-new example that started life in a rust-free Australian climate and Continue Reading

Porsche Taycan sets world record for longest electric vehicle drift | CarAdvice

Rear-drive electric sedan drifts 210 laps around Porsche Experience Centre skidpad. Porsche has set a new Guinness world record for the longest continuous drift in an electric vehicle (EV). Porsche Experience Centre (PEC) chief instructor Dennis Retera recorded 210 laps around the 200-metre wet circular skidpad at the brand’s Experience Continue Reading

Video: World Record Attempt – Man Pulls 16 Cars | CarAdvice

Video: World Record Attempt – Man Pulls 16 Cars Search videos: Make Select a Make Model Select a Model or Bodytype LargeLightMediumMicroPeople MoverPick Up Or Cab Chassis 4×2Pick Up Or Cab Chassis 4×4SmallSportsSUV CompactSUV LargeSUV LuxurySUV MediumSUV SmallSUV Upper LargeTruck 15,001 + GvmTruck 2.5-3.5 GvmTruck 3,501-7,500 GvmTruck 7,501-15,000 GvmUpper LargeVan Continue Reading

2021 Toyota GR Yaris praised and panned: world divided over new hot hatch | CarAdvice

The first road tests of the Toyota GR Yaris have delivered the highest praise and a lukewarm reception. We think we know why the reviews are worlds apart. The new Toyota GR Yaris – the year’s most anticipated hot hatch – has received mixed reviews around the world based on Continue Reading

Takata seatbelt warning: Is the automotive world on the brink of another global recall crisis? | CarAdvice

The US company that took control of Takata in the wake of the global airbag scandal is investigating whether the defunct outfit also misled car makers about the safety of its seatbelts.  The automotive world could be on the brink of another global recall crisis. Takata, the same company responsible Continue Reading

Subaru sets Guinness world record for charity | CarAdvice

A total of 1751 Subaru vehicles participated in the record-setting parade. Subaru of America has broken the record for the largest parade of Subaru vehicles. The previous world record stood at 549 vehicles, set in 2015. This recent effort saw more than three times that number – 1751 Subarus in Continue Reading

Video: Teenager breaks world record in Porsche 718 Spyder | CarAdvice

The fastest vehicle slalom record has been broken by a 16-year-old racer from the USA. A teenage racing driver has broken the Guinness World Record for Fastest Vehicle Slalom. Sixteen-year-old Chloe Chambers, a US karting driver, broke the record at an airfield in New Jersey, USA, driving a Porsche 718 Continue Reading

Electric car subsidies: how Australia compares to the rest of the world | CarAdvice

Strong financial incentives exist for electric cars in Europe and the USA, but Australian buyers pay full price for the emerging technology. Australian buyers pay substantially more for electric cars than motorists in Europe and the US, where generous government subsidies and strict emissions targets have forced prices down. While Continue Reading

The Australian company leading the world in wireless electric car charging | CarAdvice

Victoria-based Lumen Freedom is the first wireless charging provider in the world to have its technology certified for public use. A little known Australian company has become the first in the world to have its wireless electric-car charging technology certified for public use. Electric cars of the future will be Continue Reading